Shelf Stuff – Summer Reading Selection Why Is Summer Reading So Important for Kids’ Success? According to Study.com, summer reading is critical for students to retain knowledge and skills learned

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              You’re Never to Old for a Unicorn Cake BY CHRISTINE CROSBY When my daughter, Tiffany, sent me these pictures of the unicorn cake

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What Is Critical Race Theory, and Why Is It Under Attack? Reposted with permission from Education Week. Here is the original post By Stephen Sawchuk — May 18, 2021   Is “critical race

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The Velveteen Rabbit = A Modern Elder? BY CHIP CONLEY “Generally, by the time you are Real, most of your hair has been loved off.” –  Margery Williams Bianco, The

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Grandkids Say The Darndest Things! BY BOB CAIRNS I don’t want to go total Art Linkletter GrandKids Say the Darndest Things, but now that I’m a grandparent and when one

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Gloria’s Ten Commandments for Elders Living with Their Grown Children BY DR. KAREN RANCOURT I smile whenever I think of my friend’s mother, Gloria. She was one of those high-energy,

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Are you looking for a way to prevent greying of your beautiful locks? Unfortunately, even though aging is inevitable, there is one easy solution to maintain your vibrant hair colour.

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Menopause is not the end of the world, even though some people may think so. Yes, your body changes with time, and around your 50s, you will have a new

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Climate Change:  Grandmothers Step Up For Their Grandchildren BY SHERIE STARK Leaving a legacy to one’s family means more than leaving a will or an estate plan; it also means

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LEGACY – An archeological dig through family keepsakes BY JERRY WITKOWSKY After much deliberation and at my daughter’s generous invitation, I’ve made my temporary “pandemic move” to LA permanent. My

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The Effects Of 2020 On Relationships BY KAREN L. RANCOURT  Ah, 2020 — a year that will be long remembered for its losses, challenges, disappointments, and surprises. I am particularly

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Honoring Lawton Chiles; the “Grandfather Governor’s” Legacy of Leadership BY JACK LEVINE Lawton Chiles used to say “Tis a sorry frog who can’t croak loud in his home pond.” The

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The 10 Commandments For Grandparents BY JILL BOWLER The news that I was going to be a grandma was one of the most thrilling moments of my life. I just

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A Concerto…Is A Heartwarming Gift to Give Yourself BY PAT BURNS If you’ve got 13 minutes and would like to be moved by an inspiring true story, I would recommend

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To ZOOM or Not to ZOOM?   That is the question. BY PAT BURNS Shakespeare’s opening phrase of a soliloquy given by Prince Hamlet in the so-called “nunnery scene” could apply

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My Five L’s for Embracing a Positive Future BY JACK LEVINE I was recently asked to summarize my personal and professional beliefs in pursuit of advocacy goals. In response, I’ve developed these

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VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis announced the establishment of a World Day of Grandparents and the Elderly as a reminder of the important role they play as a link between generations. During his Sunday Angelus

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How To Make A Book About Your Grandchild BY BARBARA SIMMONS As the stay-at-home guidelines eliminated all in-person contact with my 6 grandkids, I FaceTimed them to ask: How about

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Being a secret-sharing grandparent (one who finds an engaging way to teach the principles that really matter) BY LINDA AND RICHARD EYRE All of us grandparents are teachers in our

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3 Ways to (Really) Support Your Homeschooled Grandchildren By Linsey Knerl School as we know it has been largely disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, leading families to wonder how they

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